Roger Ramjet

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Roger Ramjet
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Premiere September 1965
Finale January 1966
Creator Fred Crippen
Network/Provider Syndicated
Style 5-minute animated comedy
Company Ken Snyder Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 100
Origin USA

Roger Ramjet was an animated comedy that aired in syndication starting in 1965.

"Daredevil, flying fool and all-around good guy," Roger Ramjet was a scientist who developed a proton pill that when taken gave him the strength of 20 atom bombs for 20 seconds. This led him to become a hero (as it were) assisted by the American Eagles, a team of four kids--Yank, Doodle, Dan and Dee. Their regular foe was criminal organization N.A.S.T.Y, headed by Noodles Romanoff.

The series was broadly played and relied on visual and verbal wordplay--puns and non-sequiturs flew thick and fast (as Ramjet beats up N.A.S.T.Y., we just see the screen shaking with sound effect words like "Oof," "Bam," "Ouch," and in one instance, "Indigestion").

The Family Channel (today ABC Family) replayed the cartoons in the fall of 1989.

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Gary Owens Roger Ramjet 1
Dick Beals Yank 1
Dan 1
Gene Moss Doodle 1
Noodles Romanoff 1
Joan Gerber Dee 1
Lotta Love 1
Bob Arbogast Gen. Brassbottom 1
Ma Ramjet 1
Paul Shivley Lance Crossfire 1
Red Dog 1
Dave Ketchum Announcer 1

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
Syndicated
Season One September 1965 January 1966 100

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Roger Ramjet: Hero Of Our Nation (Deluxe Collector's Edition) February 26, 2002 1


Roger Ramjet: Man Of Adventure February 26, 2002 1


Roger Ramjet: Hero Of Our Nation 3-Disc Collection February 8, 2005 3